Definition of demi-monde noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdemi ˈmɒnd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdemi ˈmɑːnd//
[singular](from French)
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people whose behaviour or beliefs prevent them from being fully accepted as part of the main group in society Word OriginFrench, literally ‘half-world’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: demi-monde